Getting on and off Transport in French [+6 Examples]

Getting on and off Transport in French

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to talk about getting on and off transport in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to talk about getting on and off transport in French
  • how these terms are used in French sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on how to talk about getting on and off transport in French
  • the way to download Anki files for how to talk about getting on and off transport in French

Please refer to the French A2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about how this fits in the overall structure of French A2.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to talk about getting on and off transport in French!

Table of Contents

Getting on Transport

If you want to say that you are getting on a means of transport, then you will use the following construction:

  • monter dans [un moyen de transport] = getting in/on [a means of transport]

Je monte dans la voiture.

I am getting in the car.

Est-ce que tu montes dans le train ?

Are you getting on the train?

Nous montons dans le bus.

We are getting on the bus.

Getting off Transport

If you want to say that you are getting off a means of transport, then you will use the following construction:

  • descendre de [un moyen de transport] = getting off/out of [a means of transport]

Je ne veux pas descendre de ma moto.

I don’t want to get of my motor bike.

Pouvez-vous descendre de votre vélo.

Can you get of your bicycle.

Ils descendent de l’avion.

They are getting out of the airplane.

Sentences Overview of Getting on and of Transport in French

The final section of this lesson on how to talk about getting on and off transport in French is about seeing the terms in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to talk about getting on and off transport in French through examples.

Here you can find all of the sentences used in the previous chapters, neatly organised in one place.

Je monte dans la voiture.

I am getting in the car.

Est-ce que tu montes dans le train ?

Are you getting on the train?

Nous montons dans le bus.

We are getting on the bus.

Je ne veux pas descendre de ma moto.

I don’t want to get of my motor bike.

Pouvez-vous descendre de votre vélo.

Can you get of your bicycle.

Ils descendent de l’avion.

They are getting out of the airplane.

Quiz Yourself on Getting on and off Transport in French

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and do them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want.

Anki File for Getting on and off Transport in French

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A2 you can practice every French A2 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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